“Our Mission Goes Beyond Our Name” is the cornerstone of the Austin Fire Department (AFD). A leader in the fire service, AFD is on the cutting-edge of technology and training.
A leader in the fire service, the Austin Fire Department protects lives and property through extensive fire prevention and safety education efforts, in addition to a quick and effective response to emergencies. We continually strive to be the best fire department in the country!
The 2019 Fire Cadet job posting closed on March 27, 2019. Qualified Applicants will be notified of their assignment test date by way of an e-mail from FireEmployment@austintexas.gov by April 15th, 2019.
To explore becoming a Cadet of the Austin Fire Department, please visit JoinAFD.com for further information.
Created in remembrance of fallen Fire Cadet Devon Coney, the Red Angels Program is comprised of AFD firefighters and licensed nurses from area medical facilities who go door-to-door offering free in-home safety and wellness visits.